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Title:  2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12/14) Data File Documentation
Description: This publication describes the methodology used in the 2012/14 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:12/14). BPS:12/14 is the first follow-up study of students who began postsecondary education in the 2011 12 academic year. These students were first interviewed as part of the 2011 12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12). In particular, this report details the methodology and outcomes of the BPS:12/14 sample design, student interview design, student interview data collection processes, administrative records matching, data file processing, and weighting procedures.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: May 2016
Web Release: May 31, 2016
Publication #: NCES 2016062
Center/Program: NCES
Associated Centers: IES
Type of Product: User's Manual/Data File Documentation
Survey/Program Areas: Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this User's Manual/Data File Documentation, please contact:
David Richards.